"There is in all things a pattern that is part of our universe. If has symmetry, elegance, and grace--those qualities you find always in the branch clusters of he creosole bush or the pattern of its leaves. We try to copy these patterns in our lives and our society, seeking the rhythms, the dances, and the forms that comfort. Yet, it is possible to see peril in the finding of ultimate perfection. It is clear that the ultimate pattern contains its own fixity. In such perfection, all things move towards death." ~ from "The Collected Sayings of Maud'Dib" by the Princess Irulan ~


It does not sound reasonable to me that a creature as intelligent and amazing as the cuttlefish has such a short life-span. I discovered over the past 2 days that this rule was also true for my own cuttlefish, 'Cthulhu'. The second photo was taken le